Gnome Dictionary Alternatives

    Gnome Dictionary is described as 'This program can look for the definition or translation of a word in existing databases over the Internet or over local databases. It is extremely simple to use' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Gnome Dictionary for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Android, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is GoldenDict, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Gnome Dictionary are Dictionary.com (Free), Lingoes (Free), WordWeb (Freemium) and Thesaurus.com (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 25, 2021

      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      GoldenDict is an open-source dictionary program for PC computers that gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It allows use of several popular dictionary file formats simultaneously.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows Phone
      The free Dictionary.com app delivers content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, including nearly a million words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No internet required!
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    1. Lingoes is an easy and intuitive dictionary and text translation software. It offers lookup dictionaries, full text translation, capture word on screen, translate selected text and pronunciation of words.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, v2.9.2, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      WordWeb is an international English dictionary and thesaurus program for Microsoft Windows, iOS, Android and Mac OS X. Available for download online, the program is partly based on the WordNet database.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Drive - Docs
      Thesaurus.com is the world’s largest and most trusted free online thesaurus brought to you by Dictionary.com. For over 20 years, Thesaurus.
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    2. Artha is a handy thesaurus based on WordNet with distinct features like global hotkey look-up, passive desktop notifications, regular expression based search, etc.. Artha may be used as a free open-source replacement to the proprietary WordWeb Pro.
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    3. Dictionary and offline Wikipedia reader.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      TheSage is a powerful language reference system that couples a professional dictionary of the English language with multifaceted and extensive thesaurus
    4. Command line dictionary.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      VerbAce-Pro is an easy-to-use Desktop Translation Software. Translate in a mouse click From any application Access Wikipedia Quick translation option by moving the cursor
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